Jonathan is a seasoned investor and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in Latin America. Before co-founding Quona, he was co-founder and CEO of Acesso, a leading prepaid financial service provider for the unbanked population in Brazil.
Prior to launching Acesso, Jonathan managed Darby Technology Ventures, a pioneering technology venture capital fund for Latin America. He joined Darby after a decade of experience as part of the founding team of leading venture capital-backed telecommunications and data services companies in Latin America, including Diveo (acquired by UOL), and Optiglobe (now Tivit).
BizCapital is a digital lender for Brazilian SMEs that leverages alternative sources of data to underwrite its loans, resulting in a more complete assessment of traditionally underserved applicants. BizCapital delivers a faster, more streamlined process, and provides affordable and flexible terms.Website
Contabilizei's SaaS platform offers MSMEs in Brazil a streamlined, low cost digitized tax and accounting service, integrated with banking services to provide MSMEs in Brazil with a complete financial solution to manage their businesses.Website
Creditas is a next-generation lending platform democratizing access to secured auto and home equity loans, and payroll loans in Latin America.Website
Eseye is a leading enabler of pay-as-you-go and prepaid asset finance solutions globally, which expands access to goods and payment solutions for the underbanked.Website
Invoinet is an invoice management and financing platform for MSME factoring that connects buyers and suppliers on a collaborative platform and open marketplace, and is able to provide access to financing to the smallest suppliers at sigficiantly better terms than they could receive on their own from traditional factoring providers.Website
Klar is a challenger bank increasing access to banking services for underserved Mexican consumers. Its platform addresses two key pain points in the market: a lack of access to credit and a lack of incentives to use a card instead of cash.Website
Konfío builds digital banking and software tools to boost growth and productivity for SMEs in Mexico.Website
Brazilian mobility startup Kovi was founded to help ride-hailing and other on-demand app drivers in the region gain access to fairly priced vehicle financing and tools to help maximize their income and manage their money.Website
Neon is a mobile-first bank with a proprietary full-stack technology platform that is democratizing access to financial services in Brazil through quick onboarding, transparent and low pricing, extraordinary customer service, and an accessible user experience.Website
ADDI is a POS lender in Colombia offering affordable and transparent consumer loans for major purchases through partnerships with medium-sized merchants.Website
Facily has flipped the conventional e-commerce construct on its head with its innovative social commerce model focused on serving those at the bottom of the pyramid, enabling the company to deliver low-ticket goods (i.e., produce, cleaning supplies, small-ticket electronics, etc.) to its users at a fraction of the cost of traditional retail.Website
Monkey Exchange's competitive financial marketplace for receivables puts an unprecedented spin on reverse factoring, combining buyer-sanctioned marketplaces with auction-based pricing on a multi-funder platform, enabling the company to effectively extend affordable financing to underserved small and mid-sized suppliers excluded from traditional SCF programs in BrazilWebsite